Cows Quotes and Sayings

Posted by Brian

I have been stressing the vital importance of people giving up this habit of eating non-vegetarian food even from my boyhood days. Meat eating fosters animal qualities in man making him descend to the demoniac level; it is a heart-rending sight to see cows being slaughtered to serve as food for man.
– Sathya Sai Baba

There’s something about getting up at 5 a.m., feeding the stock and chickens, and milking a couple of cows before breakfast that gives you a lifelong respect for the price of butter and eggs.
– Bill Vaughan

All the good ideas I ever had came to me while I was milking a cow.
– Grant Wood

I go about looking at horses and cattle.  They eat grass, make love, work when they have to, bear their young.  I am sick with envy of them.
– Sherwood Anderson

Scoops of mint ice cream with chips of chocolate cows.
– Jim Bishop

Cows are amongst the gentlest of breathing creatures; none show more passionate tenderness to their young when deprived of them; and, in short, I am not ashamed to profess a deep love for these quiet creatures.
– Thomas De Quincey

As for butter versus margarine, I trust cows more than chemists.
– Joan Gussow

Scientists tell us that the fastest animal on earth, with a top speed of 120 feet per second, is a cow that has been dropped out of a helicopter.
– Dave Barry

She always says, my lord, that facts are like cows. If you look them in the face hard enough they generally run away.
– Dorothy L. Sayers

I warrant you lay abed till the cows came home.
– Jonathan Swift

Kiss till the cow comes home.
– Francis Beaumont quotes

More than the calf wants to suck, the cow wants to suckle – ie, the teacher wants to teach more then the pupil wants to learn.
– Rabbi Akiva

Making fun of born-again Christians is like hunting dairy cows with a high powered rifle and scope.
– P. J. O’Rourke

Cows are my passion. What I have ever sighed for has been to retreat to a Swiss farm, and live entirely surrounded by cows – and china.
– Charles Dickens

From it the horses were born and all that have cutting teeth in both jaws. The cows were born from it, also. From it were born goats and sheep.
– Rig Veda

To give your sheep or cow a large, spacious meadow is the way to control him.
– Shunryu Suzuki

The cattle are grazing, Their heads never raising: There are forty feeding like one!
– William Wordsworth

I write in order to attain that feeling of tension relieved and function achieved which a cow enjoys on giving milk.
– Henry Louis Mencken

Children ask better questions than adults. “May I have a cookie?” “Why is the sky blue?” and “What does a cow say?” are far more likely to elicit a cheerful response than “Where’s your manuscript?” Why haven’t you called?” and “Who’s your lawyer?
– Fran Lebowitz

Everyone is nice till the cow gets into the garden.
– Author Unknown

The mere brute pleasure of reading the sort of pleasure a cow must have in grazing.
– Lord Chesterfield

Parties who want milk should not seat themselves on a stool in the middle of the field in hopes that the cow will back up to them.
– Elbert Hubbard

When a cow laughs, does milk come out her nose?
– Author Unknown

I guess cows aren’t into the four food groups, especially when they are two of them.
– Anthony Clark

Who was the first guy that look at a cow and said,” I think that I’ll drink whatever comes out of those things when I squeeze them?
– Calvin Hobbes

The cow is nothing but a machine which makes grass fit for us people to eat.
– John McNulty

Mankind has a free will; but it is free to milk cows and to build houses, nothing more.
– Martin Luther

Some people are uncomfortable with the idea that humans belong to the same class of animals as cats and cows and raccoons. They’re like the people who become successful and then don’t want to be reminded of the old neighborhood.
– Phil Donahue

Single mindedness is all very well in cows or baboons; in an animal claiming to belong to the same species as Shakespeare it is simply disgraceful.
– Aldous Huxley

The friendly cow all red and white, I love with all my heart: She gives me cream with all her might To eat with apple-tart.
– Robert Louis Stevenson


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